Islington man charged with 2009 murder in Walthamstow

AN Islington man will appear in court today accused of a murder in 2009.

Kai Shannon, 19, of Elmore Street, Islington, will appear before Walthamstow Magistrates Court accused of the murder of Wahab Zaaki in Walthamstow two years ago.

He was charged yesterday with murder and GBH with intent along with Abubakar Alawi, 19, of Essex Mansions, Leytonstone.

Mr Zaaki, 18, died from stab wounds to the chest and was pronounced dead on route to hospital on March 13, 2009.